COMM 400 Winter 2012
The following research paper explains that the more an individual spends time online the less they get involved in their community. The research findings in this studies shows how negative effects that technology poses to our human interactions. Lager amount of time that we waste on the Internet takes away from our communities.
The use of the Internet is rapidly growing into are society it’s embedded into are lives. The Internet surrounds us with our everyday technology such as phones, video games consoles, cars, MP3 players and etc. Some studies have shown that some people can 't even live without the Internet. Many individuals substituted the Internet for social networking which will than eliminate human interactions. Other communication is expanding exponentially as the number social media outlets, platforms and applications available continue to increase. Individuals use blogs, social networking sites, video sites, online chat rooms and forums to communicate both personally and professionally with others. Social media is an exciting and valuable tool when used wisely. The purpose of this paper is to inform society on the negative effects technology poses to our human interactions .The Internet takes away the very nature of seeing the emotions behind the words allowing little time for reflective thoughts. I find this study extremely important because the less engaged individuals become the likelihood of their environment suffers. This topic really interests me because the time spent online is increasing. Technology is so abundant in our society; we can access the Internet nearly very where in America. The Internet takes away a lot of our time and we could be using that time being more productive in our communities.
Literature review The first article I used was, “Community Networking and Locally-Based Social Ties in Two
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